Netflix and Hulu Franchise Fees to New Jersey Municipalities Class Action

Netflix, Inc. and Hulu, LLC offer online streaming services. To do this, they make use of broadband wireline facilities, which the complaint for this class action claims are “located at least in part in public rights-of-way” in the state of New Jersey. The complaint alleges that the companies should thus be paying franchise and fee  Read more

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Holiday Inn Requirements Strain Franchisees Texas Class Action

Franchising companies have a great deal of say in how franchisees conduct their businesses. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the requirements imposed by Holiday Hospitality Franchising, LLC (HFF), Six Continents Hotels (which does business as Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), and IHG Owners Association (IHGOA), Inc. are excessive and detrimental to the  Read more

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My Business Venture Violation of Franchise Laws Class Action

Federal and sometimes state laws exist that govern the process of franchising. The franchises offered by My Business Venture (MBV) include a “digital storefront,” website hosting, access to products to sell, plus the shipping of the products to customers. However, if the franchisor does not provide disclosures about the realities of the business, the franchisee  Read more

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